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October 14, 2010 (6:01 am) GMT
Actress/singer Julie Andrews and cellist Yo-Yo Ma will also take part on the forthcoming event, which opening gig will be hosted by Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer.

Rocker , jazz great and actress/singer will help to mark the 50th anniversary of late U.S. president John F. Kennedy's inauguration when they take to the stage at a special concert in January 2011.

The high-profile show, which will also feature cellist Yo-Yo Ma, will kick off three weeks of celebratory events at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the venue dedicated to the assassinated politician in recognition of his high regard for performance art. The opening gig will be hosted by director Mike Nichols and his news anchor wife Diane Sawyer on January 20, 2011.

The Presidency of John F. Kennedy: A 50th Anniversary Celebration will feature, among others, three concerts by the National Symphony Orchestra on January 22-24.

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